Speaking with Hollywood Unlocked, Soulja Boy claimed that he was briefly with Rihanna following her first split from Brown in 2009. "What he really mad about is that I was with Rihanna, you know what I'm saying?" Soulja Boy said.
Soulja Boy explained how he was at the same Grammys party Rihanna and Brown attended before the two left and Brown assaulted her in his car. It took a few months, but later that year she allegedly called up Soulja Boy to hang out. "I'm in L.A., I'm on tour with Lil Wayne at this time, Rihanna called my manager," he said. "'I want to come to Soulja Boy concert.' I'm a young nó- from the hood from Atlanta, I never had nothing in my whole life, that's Rihanna nó-. She the biggest R&B artist and she just got humiliated. 'You can come to the show.'"
He insisted that the details of their affair are all over the Internet. Read morehere.
The pair reportedly destroyed a $3,000-a-night London hotel room to make the music video, according to UK tabloid The Sun. Sources said Swift set fire to the curtains at the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel and the crew had to work quickly to quiet smoke alarms.
She also allegedly smashed a bathroom mirror while Zayn tore up pillows and broke a lamp. All that bad behavior seems fitting for their song considering it's part of the Fifty Shades Darker soundtrack. Read morehere.
The winning acts will be given the chance to play the opening slot at the individual arena dates at the veteran group's forthcoming This House Is Not For Sale Tour.
Jon Bon Jovi had the following to say, "Every great band starts small and builds their rep one show at a time. That's the opportunity we were given and now we want to pay it forward. If you're ready for the arena stage, submit your audition tapes and join us in playing for the best audiences in rock music." Read morehere.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, creators Corden and Ben Winston have often been approached in the past by non-musicians, but time constraints have limited them to only seek out musicians. Apple's partnership will allow actors and comedians to take part in the viral sensation as well.
"So many people get in touch with us--big-name movie stars--saying they'd love to do Carpool Karaoke," Winston said. "Here, it's about taking those people who aren't musicians, necessarily."
Apple's first season of Carpool Karaoke will include 16 pairings, one even featuring Corden. One trailer includes Will Smith singing along to "Gettin' Jiggy Wit It" backed by a full marching band. Read morehere.
The title was, of course, a 2004 single from the popular rock band. Taken aback, The Killers hit social media. 'I'm thinkin' orange chicken for life and we'll let you off the hook for using our stuff," the band wrote in a caption on Twitter which included the fortune.
The establishment was quick to write back, but stopped short of saying they will honor the band's wishes. "When it comes to #OrangeChickenLove, we always mean it," they wrote. Read morehere.
Twain's exhibit opens on June 26th and will pay close attention to her record achievements, like her 1997 album Come on Over (via Rolling Stone Country). That went on to become the best-selling studio album ever released by a female artist.
Twain will join Jason Aldean, whose exhibit at the Hall of Fame opens in May. Twain tweeted her thanks. "It's an honor to be a part of the Country Music Hall of Fame exhibitions for 2017," she wrote, adding in a second tweet, "Being able to re-visit favorite career memories has been special, especially as this year will see a new stage for me with a new album!" Read morehere.
Joel named "Vienna" atop the list, and Colbert agreed. Others in the top tier included 'And So It Goes," 'You May Be Right," 'She's Right On Time," and 'Scenes from an Italian Restaurant."
"I actually think about that on when I'm stage--what would I want to see me do?" Joel said. 'I tend to like the album tracks, not the ones that are the hit singles."
The pop icon also discussed building bikes for Bruce Springsteen and why he's reluctant to put out new music. And during the segment, Colbert teased Joel about his dearth of new material since 1993.
"Elton John said you should put out more albums," Colbert goaded. "I told Elton John he should put out less albums," Joel clapped back. During his visit, Joel also performed "Miami 2017." Watch his interview and performancehere.
The 200,000-square foot new complex will feature exhibits and restaurants that are focused on the life and career of Presley, according to Billboard. The center, which is located across the street of Presley's former home, is part of a $140 million expansion project.
Priscilla Presley, the ex-wife of the music legend, will attend the grand opening in Memphis, Tenn. Presley lived at Graceland up until his death in 1977. The home has since been turned into a museum and is a major tourist attraction, frequently hosting celebrations in honor of the late singer. Read morehere.
The clips show him in the studio smoking while vibing out to his music. 'We've been outside, we've been outside," Scott raps. 'If you pull up to the crib I'm gon' slide through."
Slick beats and Scott's rhythmic raps make this club-ready banger a song to look out for in 2017. "F*** is this????? RT @Genius: travis scott's 2017 sh*t sounding CRAZY 🔥 🔥 🔥" Hear ithere.
The Atlanta trio is ready to return the love. In an interview with TMZ, Quavo said he, Takeoff and Offset had been planning on collaborating with Gambino for some time. In fact, the idea first popped in their head when Glover tapped them to appear in an episode of his FX series Atlanta.
"When we did the episode I went ahead and told him, 'We gotta get in the studio after this,'" Quavo explained. "'We gon' start something. We gon' keep building an empire with this. We might as well get in the studio.' He was also with it."
Migos won't be the only big collaboration Gambino has in store. Chance the Rapper recently teased that the two would be working together on a follow up to "The Worst Guys." Watch Quavo and Offset talk more about their friendship with Gambinohere.
After the loss, fans immediately began blaming Drake because he was seen sporting Alabama gear shortly before the game, and many believe it was his curse-heavy endorsement that caused the Tide to lose.
The Drake curse originally surfaced after Serena Williams lost the US Open in 2015. At the time, she was poised to become the first female player to win the Grand Slam since 1998, but she was caught making out with Drake before the win so the Internet blamed him. Evidence only mounted when Drake was caught hanging out with the Golden State Warriors' Steph Curry and the team's losses shot up 100% shortly thereafter. Read morehere.
Each of the remaining members released a prepared statement, expressing their excitement for the new year. "We've all grown so much over the past four years and I am ecstatic to begin 2017 with a renewed commitment to each other and our music. It's gonna be an outstanding year," said Ally Brooke.
"I can't wait to share everything we're working on for 2017 with our Harmonizers! The fans have been with us through it all and we're ready for what's next with their incredible support!" Dinah added. Read morehere.
"I think it was quite hard to kind of pinpoint what song to go with to represent the album, so I thought I'd pick two that were kind of opposing ends of the album and release them at the same time," Sheeran told Carson Daly on 97.1 AMP Radio.
"And also, since I've been away, the way that albums are being released are now you have to just kind of make up your own rules. There's no rulebook to follow, so you just have to do things that people aren't doing, and I thought making two double A-side singles with two videos that go to radio at the same time, it's a talking point. And even if only one of the songs works, it still got people to talk about them." Read morehere.
Keys' husband, Swizz Beatz, posted the nearly four-minute track Monday night (Jan. 9) on his Soundcloud account. Kaytranada produced the number, which features Keys mostly singing in a soulful voice alongside delicate piano and slick beats.
For the chorus she coos, "I'm talkin' 'bout sweet, sweet f'in love." While her husband dropped the song, Keys hinted at it last night on Twitter with a link to Swizz Beatz's Soundcloud. "2017 fun vibes. sending you all my Sweet F'in love! 2017 is going to be so SICK!!!!!" Listen to the track in its entiretyhere.
They mainly discussed Solange's newest album, A Seat at the Table, but in between their shop-talk Beyonce learned a bit more about her lil' sis. Take, for instance, Solange's obsession with The Real Housewives of Atlanta.
When Beyonce asked about the thing that makes her laugh hardest, Solange immediately confessed about loving the reality TV series. "Really?! I didn't know that," Beyonce admitted on the transcript. Solange explained her fascination. "I watch it religiously, and I am in stitches the whole time," she said.
Towards the end of their time together, Beyonce managed to sneak in a truly personal question. Read about thathere.
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